Ariel.Priseilla Horton [Facsimile within plate.]
London, Published Dec.r 17, 1838 by J. Mitchell, 33 Old Bond St.
Lithograph with hand colouring. Laid, on India paper. Sheet size: 355 x 260mm (14 x 10¼").
Priscilla Horton (1818 - 1895) was a well-known singer and actress in 19th century London, famous with her husband, Thomas German Reed, for their refined entertainments which became popular with middle-class audiences who did not otherwise go to the theatre. The print shows her as Ariel, in the 1838 production of Shakespeare's The Tempest. By Richard James Lane (1800 - 1872).
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